Things to Do

Cowboy Hats and Cosplay - Open Up That Halloween Closet!

10:21 AM, Aug 28, 2018

Long week? No worries! The weekend is almost here and it’s time to think about how you will shake the stress away. To dive into this weekend, you’ll need: an appetite, a cowboy hat, a lawn chair and your best cosplay outfit. Let’s weekend!

Marco Island Seafood Festival

I’m sorry, but this is not the time to be watching your diet. It’s time to go all in! Fresh seafood and live music? Does it get anymore Florida-living than this? At the festival, you can expect your classic seafood finds plus a new addition to this year’s line up of food: lobster meals and rolls. Go enjoy the sun and the food! $10 (Various ticket options available). March 23 – March 25.

I sea food >>

Fort Myers Pro Rodeo

Professional cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country will be in SWFL this weekend for the 6th annual Fort Myers Pro Rodeo. From bull riding and calf roping to steer wrestling and saddle bronc, you’re in for the full on, traditional rodeo experience, and we’re told that these are some of the top talent from around the country. Head out and judge that for yourself, partner. $10 for children $20 for adults. March 23 & 24.

Howdy, weekend >>

Sounds of Jazz and Blues

Need a little relaxation? A moment to just…chill? How about by the water? The annual Sounds of Jazz & Blues festival just might be where you need to be this weekend. Imagine the ideal fusion of jazz, rock, gospel, soul and funk from three singers – including one Grammy-nominated singer- guiding you into the weekend, while you enjoy great food and the beautiful view the marina has to offer. Ya. You need that in your life. Ticket prices vary. March 24.

Music by the water >>

Calusa Con Comic & Pop Culture Event

This is a family-fun pop culture event! Comic book, magazine, anime, cosplay and anyone who loves anything that has to do with these genres lovers, check this out! They’ll be a ton of industry professionals hosting a series of panels, demonstrations and entertainment for you and your family. Learn how to make and promote comic books, and check out the show cars. Lots of fun for everyone. $10 in advance. $15 at the door. Kids under 11 are free. March 24.

Cosplay is life >>